Comedian, Benson Nana Yaw Oduro Boateng, popularly known as Funnyface has finally explained why there was a video of him on social media recently, crying to Stonebwoy’s song, “tomorrow”.
According to the “Cow and Chicken” actor, the song by the Bhimnation president (which talks about the trials and tribulations in life) reminded him of his own struggles and how he managed to become successful.
In an interview with Andy Dosty on Hitz Fm’s Daybreak Hitz show, the comedian revealed that because of his own story, he related to the song.
“STONEBWOY’S SONG TOMORROW, THE FIRST TIME I HEARD IT, I CRIED. IT MADE ME TEARY… IT MADE ME MORE EMOTIONAL. I DID A LIVE VIDEO TO INSPIRE PEOPLE WHO ARE TIRED IN LIFE AND WANT TO COMMIT SUICIDE” FUNNYFACE SAID.
He also told the story of how he once sold “chamber pots” at the market and how he used to walk from circle to Tema everyday for almost 2 years to just go and say a joke for a minute on Adom FM
FunnyFace shared the inspiring story of how he surmounted great odds and tribulations to attain his position in life.
According to him, he had gone through so much as an upcoming comedian and the situation got so bad that one day, his mother called him and asked why it was so important for him to keep making those kind of sacrifices.
FunnyFace rose to fame with his role as a driver’s mate in TV3’s hit comedy series Chorkor Trotro.
He has since gone ahead to undertake several other projects including being he spearhead of the Vodafone Red Campaign